The remains of about 220 soldiers, scouts and civilians are buried around the base of this memorial.
White marble headstones scattered over the battlefield denote where the slain troopers were found and originally buried. In 1881 they were reinterred in a single grave on this site.
The officer's remains were removed in 1877 to various cemeteries throughout the country.
General Custer was buried at West Point. ( But then he would be wouldn't he)
V2 the Battlefiled
V3 the Battlefield
V4 the Memorial to the Native Americans. Behind where the shot was taken from are a number of large marble plaques each devoted to a different tribe and bearing the names of those Native Americans who fell.
V5 The battlefield
V6 No longer a hero but recognised for what he was, at least elsewhere
|Camera:||Canon EOS 40D |
|Lens:||EF-S15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM |
|Recording media:||RAW (digital)|
|Date Taken:||12 Sep 2011 - 3:28 PM|
|Lens Max Aperture:||f/3.5|
|Exposure Mode:||Shutter speed priority AE|
|Metering Mode:||Center-weighted average|
|Flash:||Off, Did not fire|